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Training in prison psychiatry

  • Eluned Dorkins (a1)
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Training in psychiatric work in prisons may not always receive adequate attention, as highlighted in the Reed Report (Department of Health and Home Office, 1992). As a first step in addressing this, a one-day induction procedure has been added to the Induction Programme for the Forensic Senior Registrars at the Regional Secure Unit (RSU) in Bristol. The contents of the programme were determined by discussion among prison medical staff, the Training Department and Forensic Senior Registrars, and are outlined in the following timetable:

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Department of Health and Home Office (1992) Review of Health & Social Services for Mentally Disordered Offenders and Others Requiring Similar Services. Chairman Dr J. Reed. Final Summary Report CM 2088. London: HMSO.
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BJPsych Bulletin
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Training in prison psychiatry

  • Eluned Dorkins (a1)
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